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Figure 1. Mechanism of checkpoint blockade

Current role of immunotherapy in urologic cancers(Comments Off on Current role of immunotherapy in urologic cancers)

August 2, 2017

The role of immunotherapy in the treatment of urologic cancers is summarized and the efficacy of novel immunotherapeutics, particularly checkpoint inhibitors, are described, which may hold promise for a wide variety of tumor types.

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Gastrectomy for cancer: What are the benefits of a minimally invasive approach?

Gastric cancer is a significant cause of cancer morbidity and mortality in the U.S., with an estimated 26,370 new cases and 10,730 deaths in 2016.1 The incidence of gastric cancer is rising, particularly proximal tumors, and among young (< 40 years old) Caucasians, who have experienced a nearly 70 percent increase in the incidence of […]

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ACS CRP Dissemination and Implementation Committee issues call for participants in pilot project

The mission of the Dissemination and Implementation Committee—to provide surgeons with practice-changing results of the Alliance and other national clinical trial groups—is summarized.

Figure 1. Prostate cancer choice tool

Interventions to promote better conversations about initial treatment for prostate cancer

Decision aids to enhance conversations with minority males entering prostate cancer treatment are described.

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Junior investigators: Get engaged in the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology

Strategies for enhancing junior investigator participation in Alliance programs are highlighted.


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